In the keynote they said "force sensors read a wide range of pressure from the lightest tap to the deepest press" this was shown when signing your signature on the trackpad as it picked up how hard you were pressing.
What's the average rate for a bus driver in the USA for similar hours that these guys work?
Do these shuttle bus drivers work all day, e.g. Do they have a route they run every hour etc?
Without knowing any of that I can't make comment on if this is a good or bad thing.
It doesn't make it correct though now does it? Time and time again these figures have been proved to be incorrect and their true purpose is to manipulate stock price, either to drive up a competitors or drive down Apples. maybe you should stop believing everything you read on the Internet.